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Washington teen dies after taking punch from classmate

SEATTLE — An 18-year-old Washington state high school student died after agreeing to take a single punch to the face from a classmate to settle a dispute outside a weekend house party, local officials said on Tuesday.

Tornadoes kill four people, cause major damage

JACKSON, Mississippi — Tornadoes unleashed by thunderstorms along the U.S. Gulf Coast ripped through southeastern Mississippi on Tuesday, killing four people, injuring many and causing extensive damage, authorities said.

Bush, 90, hospitalized for shortness of breath

AUSTIN, Texas — Former President George H.W. Bush, 90, was hospitalized in Houston, Texas, late on Tuesday after experiencing shortness of breath, a spokesman for the 41st commander-in-chief said in a statement.

Two people shot at movie theater

ATLANTA — Two people were wounded in gunfire late on Tuesday at an Atlanta theater hosting a film’s premiere, and there have been no arrests, police said.
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Officer kills armed black man near Ferguson

BERKELEY, Mo. — A Berkeley police officer fired at least three shots at a suspect who pulled a gun on him, the St. Louis County Police chief said at a news conference today.
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Debate rages on killing coyotes

LOS ANGELES — Fueled by the war on coyotes in much of the United States, debate is growing over the most humane method of executing the wily predators — as is a vigorous public push to accommodate them instead.

Safeway pulls caramel apples as more fall ill

Federal health officials still have named no stores, brands or manufacturers connected with a growing outbreak of listeria in prepackaged caramel apples linked to five deaths and more than two dozen illnesses in 10 states, including Washington.

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Daughter refuses to open door to mom’s new beau
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Neighbor states challenge Colorado marijuana laws

DENVER — Nebraska and Oklahoma challenged neighboring Colorado’s recreational marijuana laws in the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday amid complaints its pot was seeping across their borders.

Feds to rate colleges on performance

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The White House today released a draft of its plan to rate U.S. colleges and tie federal aid to performance as a way to coax institutions to pull up their socks.
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GOP looks for ways to fight ties with Cuba

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Republicans in Congress searched on Thursday for a strategy to sink or at least slow President Barack Obama’s plan to normalize U.S. relations with Cuba, drawing a shrug from the White House.
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Accused Boston bomber goes to court

BOSTON — Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is due in court today, his first appearance in public in more than a year, as his lawyers prepare for the January start of his trial on charges of carrying out the deadly 2013 attack.
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FBI leads probe of Sony cyber attack

The White House National Security Council said on Wednesday the FBI was leading the investigation on a cyber attack on Sony Pictures and that the U.S. government had offered the company support and assistance.

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Open adoption could help child’s grandparents keep in touch

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Internet obsession threatens to consume widower’s life

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Vigilant mother is devastated by news of son’s molestation